Calgary Flames at Anaheim Ducks 11/25/2014 Free NHL Picks & Predictions
by Josh Schonwald - 11/24/2014
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 10:00 PM ET
Honda Center in Anaheim
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The high-scoring Calgary Flames will be facing the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night in a game between the top two teams from the Pacific Division. The Flames and the Ducks played each other for the first time this season last Tuesday, with the Flames coming away with a 4-3 shootout victory.
On Saturday night, the Flames won for the fourth time in their last five games when they defeated the New Jersey Devils 5-4 in the shootout. Their top player in that win was left wing Curtis Glencross, who had two goals.
The Flames have been able to score 3.1 goals per game so far this year, which is fifth-best in the NHL right now. Their top player has been defenseman Mark Giordano, who has six goals and 17 assists in 22 games this year. Netminder Jonas Hiller is now 9-5-1 with a 2.45 GAA and a .914 save percentage.
On Sunday night, the Ducks were able to win their second game in a row when they defeated the Arizona Coyotes 2-1 at home. Left wing Patrick Maroon was their top player in that win by providing Anaheim with a goal and an assist.
Through 22 games, the Ducks are in the top 10 in the league in goals against by only giving up 2.3 goals per game. Center Ryan Getzlaf has been their best all-around player by scoring six goals and assisting on 13 others. Goalie Frederik Andersen is 9-2-4 on the year with a shutout and a .921 save percentage.
Calgary Flames Betting Trends
Calgary Flames are 13-9-0 Against the Spread
Calgary Flames are 12-8-0 against the Over/Under
Anaheim Ducks Betting Trends
Anaheim Ducks are 13-9-0 Against the Spread
Anaheim Ducks are 7-14-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
11/20/14 RW David Jones Upper Body out indefinitely
10/31/14 C Joe Colborne Wrist out indefinitely
10/30/14 C Mikael Backlund Abdominal out indefinitely
10/29/14 C Matt Stajan Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
10/28/14 LW Mason Raymond Shoulder out indefinitely
10/08/14 C Sam Bennett Shoulder out 4-6 months
11/23/14 D Clayton Stoner Illness "?" Tuesday vs Calgary
11/14/14 LW Dany Heatley Groin out indefinitely
11/04/14 GO John Gibson Groin expected to miss 6 weeks
11/01/14 D Shea Theodore Elbow out indefinitely
10/31/14 D Mark Fistric Back out indefinitely
10/27/14 D Ben Lovejoy Finger expected to miss 6-8 weeks
10/04/14 D Sheldon Souray Wrist out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Anaheim
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